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Online anonymity isn’t easy
Online anonymity isn’t as easy as the firms offering privacy apps want you to think
Free on-net calls for all Virgin Mobile subscribers
Virgin Mobile South Africa (VMSA) has launched free on-net calls to all its contract and prepaid customers
Big gadget and tech specials
South Africans can save lots of money on a wide range of gadgets and tech products this weekend
Neotel hosting billing concerns
Neotel data centre bandwidth and power consumption misreporting issues have been fixed
Eskom employees arrested over transformer theft
Two Eskom employees have been arrested in Karen Park, Pretoria, for allegedly stealing six transformers with an estimated value of R650,000, police said on Friday
Digital TV decoder subsidy details published
Signs of movement around South Africa’s migration to digital terrestrial television are welcomed, the DA said
We are faster than piracy: M-Net
M-Net director Victor Eckard said that their "Express from the US" service quickly brings content to South Africa
Hungary suspends Internet tax
Hungary's prime minister says the government will suspend a planned tax on Internet use and reconsider the matter next year
SABC chair failed most of her modules at Unisa
SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala does not have the qualifications she claimed in her CV because she allegedly failed most of her modules at Unisa
Copper theft up in September
Copper theft increased to R13 million in September, up from R12m the previous month, according to the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Copper Theft Barometer
Mom tries to Facebook-shame daughter, gets pizza on face
A mother makes her daughter pose for a picture to prove that it will travel far and wide on the Web. She ends up getting prank calls, pizza deliveries, and a lesson for herself.
NSA's reported Huawei hack gives glimpse of agency's role in 'cyber Cold War'
The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.
Twitter battle in Turkey heats up, spreads to YouTube -- reports
The fight over a Twitter ban in the country intensifies, as the government reportedly blocks a workaround, the White House weighs in, and Google refuses to yank YouTube vids critical of the prime minister.
Apple rumor claims all-new, 12-inch MacBook Air
The MacBook is getting a makeover sooner rather than later -- if chatter from China is accurate.
Businesses of the future...with Samsung devices, of course (pictures)
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom -- called the Executive Briefing Center -- at its North American headquarters in New Jersey to show potential business customers what Samsung technology they can use to change their operations.
2048 starts easy; gets hard. Here's how to make it easy again
The Threes-like puzzle game sucks you in by making it seem easy to hit the magic number. Turns out, though, that it actually is easy -- if you understand the game's logic.
Samsung shows business customers how to be high tech
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom in New Jersey to demonstrate technology it has for hotels, financial firms, retailers, and other businesses.
Automating your 2048 game
2048 may be deceptively difficult in its later stages, but the early portion of the game can be played mindlessly by mashing the left and up arrow keys and building into a corner.
Google speeds WebP image format, brings animation support to Chrome
Other browser makers are unmoved by file-size advantages of the image format, but Google is pressing ahead. And it's saving terabytes of network usage a day on its own sites.
Obama talks spying with Facebook's Zuckerberg, Google's Schmidt
Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.